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Bag.  Clear plastic bag that held HOWDY DOODY Brand SELECTED APPLES - 4 LBS.     Late 1950's vintage; Little Chief Co. of Ohio.  Bag pictures 7 different characters. mint.  25.00

Bag.  Clear plastic bag that held HOWDY DOODY Brand WASHINGTON STATE DELICIOUS APPLES - 3 lbs.    Late 1950's vintage; Little Chief Co. of Ohio.  Bag pictures 7 different characters. mint.  25.00

Bandage.  HOWDY DOODY Adhesive Bandage Strips; Forest City Products. Early 50's. Empty box. Color art of HOWDY on the front w/bandage on his finger. Reverse side has 6 character "cut-out" pictures. Measures 6.5" by 3.75".  Rarely ever seen. near mint.  70.00

Bandage.  Mint band aid in paper wrapping. White; with blue graphics of HOWDY's face. 3.25" long by .75" wide.  Forest City Products; early 50's.  mint.  10.00

Bandage.  Mint band aid in paper wrapping. White; w/blue graphics of HOWDY's face. An attached strip of 3 smaller 2" long Band-Aids. Overall measurement is 2" long by 2.25" wide. Forest City Products.   early 1950's.  mint.  10.00

barrette.  CLARABELLE CLOWN figural plastic hair clip.  2.75" by 1.74".  early 1950's.  excellent.  22.50

Bath Mitt.  very scarce and unusual item. COWBOY SHERIFF handpuppet BATH MITT that you would use to soap up and wash as a child.  Color graphics of HOWDY as Cowboy Sheriff with his name along bottom.  Made of terry cloth.  Approx. 7" by 8".  Used; lightly faded from washing.  No major defects; light rust stain on right side.  Circa 1952. very good.  48.50

Bath Mitt.  very scarce and unusual item. HOWDY DOODY handpuppet BATH MITT that you would use to soap up and wash as a child.    Color graphics of HOWDY  with his name along bottom.  Made of terry cloth.  Approx. 7" by 8".  used; very good.  Displays nicely. very good.  60.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY'S CIRCUS by Edward Keane.  Little Golden Book #99; 1950; Edition "A" - First Printing.  Art by Dauber & Gormley.  Includes words & music to "Howdy Doody Time".  Wear to cover; name written on inside cover.  Title page has upper right corner torn off.  Otherwise; interior is tight and clean. vg+.  27.50

Book.  HOWDY DOODY'S CIRCUS by Edward Keane.  Little Golden Book #99; 1950; Edition "B".  Art by Dauber & Gormley.  Includes words & music to "Howdy Doody Time".   tight and clean.  spine intact.  minor cover wear.  very slight "bowing" to cover.  overall excellent or better.  28.50

Book.  HOWDY DOODY CIRCUS; Little Golden Book #99; 1950; Edition "B".  Art by Dauber & Gormley.  Includes words & music to "Howdy Doody Time".  missing spine; pages are miscut.  Interior very good plus.  very good.  20.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY & CLARABELLE; Little Golden Book #121; 1951 "C" Edition.  Cover has the 2 sitting on Circus Elephant.  Interior tight/clean.  Spine intact.  Name scribble on inside front cover.  very good plus to excellent.  25.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY IN FUNLAND.  Little Golden Book #172.  1953 "A" Edition - First Printing.  color cover artwork of Howdy in Airplane carnival ride.  written by Edward Kean; pictures by Art Seiden.  full color illustrated.  interior is tight and clean.  spine intact.  minimal cover wear.  very good plus to excellent.  30.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY & SANTA CLAUS.  Little Golden Book #237.  1955 "A" Edition (1st Printing).  Color illustrations.  by Edward Kean; pictures by Art Seiden.  tight and clean.  has minor wear from use.  very good plus.  28.50

Book.  HOWDY DOODY & SANTA CLAUS; Little Golden Book #237; 1955 "A" Edition (1st Printing).  Color illustrations.  by Edward Kean; pictures by Art Seiden. Clean and tight.  Interior is excellent plus.  Cover has minor wear; with wear to bottom  of spine. excellent.  35.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY's ANIMAL FRIENDS; Little Golden Book #252; 1956 First Printing; "A" edition.  some cover wear.  name on inside front cover.  one page has tear and piece out of bottom of page.  tight and clean otherwise.  good plus or nicer.  displays okay.  15.00

Book.  HOWDY DOODY's ANIMAL FRIENDS; Little Golden Book #252; 1956 First Printing; "A" edition.  Normal wear and tear; clean; spine intact. very good to excellent.  35.00

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Box.  empty box from Peter Puppet Playthings.  Great color graphics on all sides.  Window cellophane is intact.  It says "rubber squeeze toy".  mint.  50.00

Can.  Welch's Grape Juice frozen concentrate can with color picture of HOWDY lithoed on one end.  Can is mint; never opened.  This was a display piece; as one end is stamped "dummy".  It never held any product.  dated 1953.  6 oz. size.  approx. 4" by 2.25".  Unique item. mint.  65.00

Card.  HOWDY DOODY "The Birth of Television" Card - from oddball mail away card set titled "Story of America".  Early portrait photo of the original marionette's head.  Back side talks about invention of TV.  1979 issue; oversized; 4 3/4" by 6 1/4".  Very hard to find. near mint to mint.  25.00

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*  Catalog  Xerox.  black & white photocopy.  KAGRAN 1955 HOWDY DOODY Merchandising Catalog sent to store owners. 24 pages of photos and information about ALL the licensed toys; books; records; clothing; etc.   Includes: handpuppets; marionettes; mugs; dominoes; swing set; sandbox; sunglasses; roly-poly; suction cup rattles; squeeze toys; comics; Zippy the Chimp; Mambo the Elephant; a full centerfold on FOOD PRODUCTS; guitar; umbrella; phonograph; costumes; etc; etc; etc.  Back cover has alphabetical list by state of each TV station's call letters that carried the show!  Front and back cover are stained; interior is very good.  extremely RARE and invaluable reference material.  black & white photocopy. photocopy.  18.50

Christmas Card.  HOWDY on bicycle talking to MR. BLUSTER.  Christmas Card.  3.5" by 4.5".  full color photo w/red border on front.  opens up and has preprinted Christmas message. c.1953. nm.  pencil marks on reverse.  35.00

Christmas Card.  MR. BLUSTER & DILLY DALLY standing next to cash register.  Christmas Card.  3.5" by 4.5".  full color photo w/red border on front.  opens up and has preprinted Christmas message. c.1953. mint.  35.00

Christmas Card.  CLARABELLE pulling rabbit out of pot as BUFFALO BOB watches.  Christmas Card.  3.5" by 4.5".  full color photo w/red border on front.  opens up and has preprinted Christmas message. c.1953. mint.  35.00

Container.  HOWDY DOODY 8 oz. Ice Cream container. 2.5" tall; 3.5" diameter. Red & white vertical stripes; with illus. of HOWDY; CLARABELLE; DILLY; FLUB and BLUSTER on front and back. used; very good.  69.50

Doll Tag.  cardboard hang tag.  Howdy Doody's "PAL"; A Rushton Star Creation.  Color graphics of Howdy's face and photo of ZIP the Monkey doll.  approx. 4.25" by 4.25".  Creases at the tips. very good.  creases.  25.00

figure.  DILLY DALLY with moveable mouth.  approx. 3.75" tall.  hard plastic.  lever in back of his head moves his mouth.  red and blue on flesh tone plastic.  early 1950's.  no cracks or breaks.  play wear.  very good plus to excellent.  20.00

figure.  MISTER BLUSTER with moveable mouth.  approx. 3.75" tall.  hard plastic.  lever in back of his head moves his mouth.  red and blue on flesh tone plastic.  early 1950's.  no cracks or breaks.  play wear.  very good plus to excellent.  20.00

figure.  CLARABELLE CLOWN with built-in horn whistle.  approx. 3.75" tall.  hard plastic.  lever in back of his head moves his mouth.  red and blue on flesh tone plastic.  early 1950's.  no cracks or breaks.  play wear.  very good plus to excellent.  25.00

Frame Tray  Puzzle.  HOWDY DOODY Frame Tray Jigsaw Puzzle; Whitman #4428; 1953. Full color scene of HOWDY w/fishing gear by his tent with skunks.  very good to excellent.  40.00

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Game.  HOWDY DOODY DOMINOS Boxed game.  large 16" by 11".  Ed-U-Cards.  early 1950's vintage.  all the dominoes are mint and unpunched.  full color photos of all the characters from the show.  instructions are printed on inside of the box lid.  box is worn with one piece broken off the bottom border but included.  very hard game to locate!  85.00

Game.  HOWDY DOODY Card Game; Russell Mfg.; color box w/HOWDY’s face on front. Each card has color graphic of character from show. 50’s. mint.  60.00

Glass lid.  Howdy Doody - Welch's.  original tin litho LID that originally went on top of the glasses above; when they were still filled with Welch's Grape jelly.  Yellow with blue and red lettering and picture of HOWDY.  "My Favorite Spread".  1953 - extremely scarce. excellent to near mint.  45.00

handpuppet set.  HOWDY DOODY PUPPET SHOW.  Complete boxed set of 6 hand puppets and illustrated box which is also the puppet theater stage!  Peter Puppet Playthings.  early 1950's.  all have the googly eyes.  Molded rubber heads with printed cloth bodies and mitten type hands.  very minimal box storage wear and age soiling.  virtually no play wear.  Howdy Doody has illustrations of the other characters on his outfit and is complete with his dark blue neckerchief.  Clarabelle Clown is wearing his classic red and white striped outfit and is complete with his fancy white felt ruffled collar.  Flubadub is complete with his yellow felt bowtie.  Dilly Dally has some paint flaking on top and bottom of hat brim and some of his stitching is coming undone on his arm (easily repaired).  Mister Bluster is wearing his red derby and is complete with his red felt scarf.  Princess Summerfall Winterspring is complete with her red felt collar.  facial colors are strong and bright.  there might be a few loose stitches here and there.  overall an extremely fine set.  The illustrated STAGE BOX is complete and intact and measures approx.  15.5" by 14.5" by 2.5".  stage doors open wide and both windows on reverse side open.  an extremely scarce set to find complete and intact!   850.00

handpuppet.  FLUBADUB w/googly eyes.  early 1950's vintage.  molded vinyl head.  cloth outfit with red felt bow and black hands.  there is paint wear from use.  no other flaws.  overall very good plus or nicer.  scarce!  89.50

handpuppet.  CLARABELLE CLOWN.  home made.  molded vinyl head from Clarabelle beanbag doll with handmade cloth costume.  Head is not regular handpuppet head; as it has wide collarbone. excellent.  45.00

handpuppet.  CLARABELLE CLOWN.  circa 1949.  molded vinyl head w/googly eyes.  Shows use; cloth costume is worn. very good.  59.50

handpuppet.  CLARABELLE CLOWN w/googly eyes.  circa 1949.  molded vinyl head w/googly eyes.  minor blue stain on cheek.  overall excellent plus.  89.50

handpuppet.  CLARABELLE CLOWN w/googly eyes.  circa 1949.  molded vinyl head w/googly eyes. near mint (very minimal wear to hair paint).  95.00

handpuppet.  HOWDY DOODY.  circa 1949.  molded vinyl headed with googly eyesreddish orange hair with brown bandana.  Cloth outfit has the other characters illustrated on it.  Complete with red bandana.  Very clean. near mint.  124.50

handpuppet.  HOWDY DOODY.  circa 1949.  molded vinyl headed with googly eyes.  dark reddish brown hair with red bandana.  Cloth outfit has the other characters illustrated on it.  Very clean. near mint.  125.00

handpuppet.  HOWDY DOODY with freckles handpuppet.  Early 1950's.  molded vinyl head w/googly eyes.  Shows use; cloth costume shows wear.  Complete w/neckerchief.  Early style outfit w/illustrations of the other characters. very good plus.  75.00

handpuppet.  HOWDY DOODY w/freckles.  early 1950's molded vinyl head with googly eyes.  Cloth outfit has the other characters illustrated on it.  complete with pink bandana.  Clean; has very pronounced freckles. ex/nm.  125.00

handpuppet.  MISTER BLUSTER with googly eyes.  painted vinyl head and cloth body.  circa 1949.  facial paint is near mint BUT the red paint on his derby hat is worn.  79.50

handpuppet.  PRINCESS WINTERSPRING SUMMERFALL.  brown hair.  molded vinyl head with painted eyes.  small head variety.  plaid  w/dark yellow hands.  black head band.  Late 1940's. excellent plus.  95.00

handpuppet.  PRINCESS WINTERSPRING SUMMERFALL. blond hair.  molded vinyl head with googly eyes.  red outfit with pink stripes.  pink hands.  Yellow head band.   circa 1949.  near mint plus.  100.00

handpuppet.  PRINCESS WINTERSPRING SUMMERFALL.  black hair.  molded vinyl head with googly eyes.  Yellow outfit w/black hands.  Yellow head band.  Early 1950's.  excellent.  90.00

handpuppet.  PRINCESS WINTERSPRING SUMMERFALL.  black hair.  molded vinyl head with googly eyes.  Yellow outfit w/red hands.  Unpainted head band.  Early 1950's. excellent.  89.50

handpuppet Booklet.  HOWDY DOODY "PUPPET SHOW AND STORY BOOK.  b&w photocopy.  (photo of original)  8 pages illustrated.  Made by Zany; to go with the handpuppets.  SCARCE!. excellent.  10.00

Horn.  CLARABELLE CLOWN horn.  Red plastic with soft rubber head on the end.  Has clip so you can hang it on belt.  Squeeze his head and he "honks".  7.5" tall; 1950's. near mint.  150.00

Ice Cream Wrapper.  illustrated wrapper for Howdy Doody FUDGE BAR from Standard Ice Cream.  Nice illus. of HOWDY.  Reverse has illustrated ad for the HOWDY DOODY Talking Pin & membership card. unused, near mint to mint.  39.50

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Ice Cream Wrapper.  illustrated foil wrapper for Howdy Doody DELUXE ICE CREAM BAR.  Nice closeup of his face.  Mfd. by Gehl's Guernsey Farms in Milwaukee. ex/nm.  39.50

Lunch Box.  HOWDY DOODY Adco-Liberty.  1954.  great full color graphics of Howdy; Princess; Dilly and Mr. Bluster having a cook out around the chuck wagon.  The reverse side has scenes from history.  used but not abused.  normal edge wear.  no dents or gouges.  quite dirty.  needs to be cleaned and polished.  excellent.  C-7.5 or nicer.  275.00

magazine.  Jan. 1959 issue of CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES Magazine, large format.  Photo illus. article by Buffalo Bob Smith on the magazine reaching it's 25th Anniversary.  Photos of HOWDY, CLARABELLE and BUFFALO BOB.  Extremely scarce. very good.  25.00

nite-lite.  HOWDY DOODY Figural Nite-lite. Glass plug in bulb, shaped like HOWDY’s head, handpainted. Plugs into any outlet, and shines. Made in Japan, late 50’s. near mint to mint.  85.00

patch.  HOWDY DOODY cloth embroidered shirt or jacket patch.  color portrait of HOWDY on white background.   approx. 3" diameter.  1970's or earlier vintage.  unused.  mint condition.  12.50

Premium.  rare cardboard HOWDY DOODY COMIC CIRCUS ANIMALS from Poll Parrot Shoes.  Colorful wheel, turned the two tabs and "arrange" the face and bodies of the animal characters that appear in the tent doorway!  Dated 1954. mint.  125.00

Premium.  HOWDY DOODY "American History Album" from Wonder Bread. Full color w/spaces to glue in HOWDY DOODY end labels from bread loafs. Mint, unused, early 50’s. RARE premium piece. mint, unused.  100.00

Premium.  HOWDY DOODY premium, full color 9" cardboard Parrot, has cardboard ring attached to string. Portrait of HOWDY DOODY says "Have Fun, swing ring over Polly’s Head & wear POLL-PARROT SHOES!". near mint to mint.  75.00

Premium.  HOWDY DOODY COOK BOOK, Welch’s Premium, 1952, 34 pages. Illus. of HOWDY & his gang throughout the book. Inside back cover has color photo of all Welch’s products that illus. HOWDY. There is place on cover for owner to fill in his name, & original owner did this! Scarce. excellent.  79.50

Premium.  Poll Parrot Shoes premium: HOWDY DOODY PHOTO ALBUM. Large album to house your 6.75" by 8.5" b&w premium photos, given out one at a time at your local shoe store. Includes the complete set of premium photos, loose (not glued in): HOWDY, CLARABELLE, MR. BLUSTER and FLUB-A-DUB. album exc, photos nm.  150.00

Premium.  Poll Parrot Shoes premium: b&w photo of  FLUB-A-DUB. 6.75" by 8.5"  facsimile signed. Appears to have been autographed "Clarabelle" (I can’t guarantee authenticity). folded.  20.00

Premium.  Premium picture from HOWDY DOODY Adhesive Bandages. Color photo print of FLUB-A-DUB and THE INSPECTOR.  3.5" by 4". near mint to mint.  35.00

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Premium Card.  DR. SING-A-SONG & 3 piece FLOODLIGHT.  "Stars & Stage Props".  punch-outs from Blue Bonnet Margarine.  c.1953. Full color.  full figured punch-out & comes w/piece of equipment. Panel measures approx. 5" square. SCARCE.  some discoloration.  30.00

Premium Card.  HOP SKIP & JUMP (Kangaroos).  "Stars & Stage Props".  punch-outs from Blue Bonnet Margarine.  c.1953. Full color.  3 full figured punch-outs.   Panel measures approx. 5" square. SCARCE!. near mint to mint. 35.00

* Premium Card.  MR. BLUSTER & TALK-A-SCOPE.  "Stars & Stage Props".  punch-outs from Blue Bonnet Margarine.  c.1953. Full color.  full figured punch-out & comes w/piece of equipment. Panel measures approx. 5" square. SCARCE. near mint to mint.  35.00

Premium Card.  HOWDY DOODY Card. Cut out card from Royal Jello & Pudding box.  early 50’s. measures approx. 1 7/8" wide by just shy of 3" tall. Light rose tint background.  with full figure of character illus. w/name in black block letters. ex+/nm.  12.00

Premium Card.  CLARABELLE Card. Cut out card from Royal Jello & Pudding box.  early 50’s. measures approx. 1 7/8" wide by just shy of 3" tall. Light rose tint background.  with full figure of character illus. with name in black block letters. ex+/nm.  12.00

Premium Card.  LANKY LOU Card. Cut out card from Royal Jello & Pudding box.  early 50’s. measures approx. 1 7/8" wide by just shy of 3" tall. Light rose tint background.  with full figure of character illus. w/name in black block letters. ex+/nm.  12.00

Premium Card.  DILLY DALLY Card. Cut out card from Royal Jello & Pudding box.  early 50’s. measures approx. 1 7/8" wide by just shy of 3" tall. Light rose tint background.  with full figure of character illus. w/name in black block letters. ex+/nm.  12.00

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Premium Card.  BUFFALO BOB Card. Cut out card from Royal Jello & Pudding box.  early 50’s. measures approx. 1 7/8" wide by just shy of 3" tall. Light rose tint background.  with full figure of character illus. w/name in black block letters. ex+/nm.  12.00

* pushpuppet.  HOWDY DOODY #180 by Kohner.  circa 1950.  6" tall.  all wood except for molded plastic head.  base is round red plastic.  great looking figure of him with moving mouth is holding onto NBC Microphone.  still has his green felt neckerchief!  great action.  minor warpage to the plastic base but overall near mint.  189.50

Puzzle.  Whitman #2934 frame tray jigsaw puzzle.  Full color graphics of HOWDY DOODY riding Unicycle across high wire with FLUBADUB hanging around his neck!  great image.  no flaws.  approx. 9" by 11.5".  circa 1954 vintage or earlier. near mint.  55.00

record album.  HOWDY DOODY AND THE AIR-O-DOODLE.  45rpm 2 record set.  RCA Victor WY-397.  photo of Bob Smith on cover.  full color cover and 6 page full color story inside.  the records are near mint.  the jacket and interior are excellent.  scarce.  59.50

Record.  HOWDY DOODY Little Golden Record #R220.  titled THE LAUGHING SONG and JOHN J. FEDOOZLE. Color illus. picture sleeve has HOWDY; BLUSTER; CLARABELLE; PRINCESS; DILLY; and JOHN J. FEDOOZLE. 1955. exc.  45.00

Record.  HOWDY DOODY "Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL" 78rpm Golden Record #R261.  Story in song by Bob Smith; Howdy as Bob Cratchit; Dilly Dally as Tiny Tim; Captain Scuttlebutt as Scrooge.  Scarce 1950's record!  Color picture sleeve; b&w photo of HOWDY on reverse.  Small paperpunch hole in upper right corner of picture sleeve - does not affect artwork. very good to excellent.  45.00

Ring.  1950's chromed plastic with raised relief image of HOWDY DOODY's face in center; painted red and flesh; reads HOWDY DOODY on side shanks.   Shows some wear.  Technically called "Raised Face Ring on silver base". vg+/ex.  125.00

Ring.  BUFFALO BEE, "Flasher" Ring, full color illus. appear to move when you move your hand. Premium from Nabisco Rice Honey’s cereal, early 1950’s. near mint to mint.  50.00

Snow Spray.  HOWDY DOODY  "Frosty Snow Spray"   Aerosol Can, 1950’s. unused. mint.  100.00

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Spoon.  this is the scarce, long sized ICED TEA SPOON.  Nice figural handle with detailed image of HOWDY DOODY from the waist up.  1950's, copyrighted Kagran.  Silverplated, so will polish bright and shining if so desired.  we have left it slightly darkened and tarnished, so as to photograph better.  approx. 7" long.  scarce, no flaws. near mint to mint.  60.00

Stencil.  Howdy Doody "20 Christmas Die Cut Stencils" as seen on NBC-TV.  Early 1950's by U.S. Packaging.  Illus. of HOWDY on front.   Includes stencils of his portrait and Clarabelle's. nm/mint, unused.  39.50

Toy.  Howdy Doody SUN RAY Toy Camera by Silver Rich.  early 1950's, hard plastic.  Raised images of Clarabelle and Princess on the front, raised portraits on backside of Howdy, Dilly, Phineas, Clarabelle and Flubadub.  Missing the thin plastic frame on the front otherwise near mint. <--read.  35.00

Wind Up.  HOWDY DOODY Celluloid wind-up Trapeze, c.1950, Made in Japan.  near mint to mint. 950.00

  Wrapper. 1950's HOWDY DOODY Chocolate Covered Ice Cream Bar, illustrated wrapper. Picture of his face. Made by Schlosser Bros., under license w/Doughnut Corporation of America.  excellent.  39.50

  Wrapper. 1950's HOWDY DOODY Deluxe Ice Cream Bar wrapper.  Yellow and brown graphics on foil.   Gehl's Guernsey Farms in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  very clean.  no flaws.  near mint.  40.00

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